Neilson Park opens with funds left by George Neilson, a local shopkeeper, who passed away in 1897.
Discovery of a hoard of Roman treasure (now on display at the Royal Museum of Scotland in Edinburgh) at nearby Traprain Law.
Three people killed when German planes drop bombs on the town.
Another huge flood damages much of the town.
Haddington railway station closes to the public.
Sean Connery working at Stark’s (joiners and undertakers) in the Nungate.
Haddington is twinned with Aubigny sur Nère in France
Lamp of Lothian Trust is founded by the late Duchess of Hamilton to bring together the community through restoration of derelict buildings in Haddington.
The first Haddington Festival is held.
Completion of the renovation of St Mary’s, including the re-roofing of the choir
Dual carriageway of the A1 from Edinburgh is extended to reach Haddington.